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Critical Thinking Tutorial: Learning Outcomes

This tutorial will empower you with valuable critical thinking skills that are essential for your university education.

Why Learn to Think Critically?

As the Critical Thinking video suggests, accepting everything at face value can lead to over-generalizations, prejudice, fallacies, and cognitive biases. At university, you will frequently be assessed on your ability to think critically, so it is crucial to develop an awareness of these pitfalls and work towards avoiding them.

  Learning Outcomes

After completing the learning activities associated with this module, you should be able to

  • Define what critical thinking means
  • Identify why critical thinking is foundational for learning
  • Apply critical thinking skills to a personal predicament
  • Engage in the process of critical reflection to consolidate your learning